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Sculpin - With Ginger, Lime, And Szechuan Peppercorn - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin - With Ginger, Lime, And Szechuan Peppercorn
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 8.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-16-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

IRISHFAN951, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Brohal
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Had this in the brewery tasting room. Fantastic, well-balanced beer. You get a bit of the ma la flavor of the Sichuan peppercorn, and the ginger and lime really cut the bitterness of the base beer this was concocted with. A great summer beer - I wish I could get it in Northern California.

Brohal, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

akang, Aug 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

davegray, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Jgrody
4.25/5  rDev +1%

I had this a few years ago at the Homebrew Mart. I remember it being the best spiced beer i have ever had. And living near BP i have had a lot of them. It was nice and refreshing from the lime and ginger, with just a bit of spice from the peppercorn. The aroma was mostly ginger and peppercorn. It would be perfect with some Pad Thai.

Jgrody, Sep 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Meleah, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

dominic4beer, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

HarleyCorps, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of HopHead84
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%


On tap at URGE. WAhoo! Supposedly a one-off for Ballast Point Night at URGE.

A: Translucent, vibrant orange with an inch of white sea foam. Good retention and lots of lacing.

S: Much orange and grapefruit with lighter tropical notes: mango and passion fruit. I get some lime and lemon with a faint ginger note and earth. Smells great.

T: Pronounced orange, grapefruit, and tangerine, with a little mango and lime. Ginger is faint, and I get a slight tingling on my palate from the Szechuan that blends with a smooth moderate bitterness. As always with this beer, no alcohol is evident.

M: Light medium body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp, dry, and sticky, and that tingling on the palate from the peppercorn is unique.

Overall: I'd rather have a pint of regular Sculpin than a pint of this, but the combination of various elements works surprisingly well in this beer.

HopHead84, Nov 16, 2011
Sculpin - With Ginger, Lime, And Szechuan Peppercorn from Ballast Point Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.